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Age 8-12: Animations
Scientists Impaled Space Junk With a Harpoon, Here’s Why That Matters
Space junk threatens to entomb Earth in an artificial bubble, but promising solutions for cleaning up our trash are on the horizon.
How Long Could You Survive on Other Planets?
Humanity has dreamed of living beyond Earth for millennia, but would you really want to be in a spacesuit for the rest of your life?
Could the Goblin Planet Finally Unravel the Mystery of Planet 9?
Planet 9 hunters are searching the edge of our Solar System for this mysterious world, and a tiny dwarf planet may finally lead to its discovery.
Will We Ever Be Able to Colonize the Moon?
Revelations about the moon’s past is giving some scientists reason to believe it might make a better future home than we thought.
How Long Does It Take to Get to Mars?
Mars could be our future home, but only if we figure out a faster way to get there.
Otter Pups Can’t Swim, Here’s How Moms Turn Babies Into Buoys
Otter babies fur inflates like a life jacket, but before they hunt, moms need to find a way to secure their pups so they don’t float away.
Cuckoo Moms Trick Other Birds Into Parenting for Them
Cuckoos are the most successful deadbeat moms in the animal kingdom. These birds might abandon their babies but not without making sure they have the very best shot at life.
NASA’s Crazy Plan to Send a Space Submarine to Titan
Titan is the largest moon orbiting Saturn, and it’s noticeably similar to Earth.
Jupiter’s Iconic Red Spot is Shrinking, What Could Happen Next?
Jupiter's massive anticyclone called the Great Red Spot could soon disappear.
Cosmic Dust Is Everywhere, and There Might Be Some on You
Nearly 60 tons of cosmic dust fall on Earth every single day, but where does it come from?
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